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Business Groups Make Progress on Two Immigration Fronts

November 27, 2007
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Although stalemate on Capitol Hill is preventing significant immigration policy developments, skirmishes are being fought over work-site enforcement regulations and the expansion of a government electronic verification system. So far, business interests are prevailing in those battles.
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DHS Rule Blocked

November 26, 2007
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A California judge's preliminary injunction doesn't mean employers should think they can just ignore 'no-match' letters.
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DHS Rule Blocked

November 26, 2007
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A California judge's preliminary injunction doesn't mean employers should think they can just ignore 'no-match' letters.
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Federal Judge Halts DHS Regulation on No-Match Letters

October 11, 2007
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The ruling stalls indefinitely an effort to hold employers accountable for discrepancies between a worker’s name and Social Security number. It freezes a mailing of so-called ‘no-match’ packets that were to be sent in September to 140,000 employers and would have affected 8 million employees.
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Halt of DHS No-Match Rule Provides Employers No I-9 Reprieve

September 5, 2007
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The Department of Homeland Security rule was to be implemented on September 14, but a federal judge halted mailing 'no-match letter' packets from the Social Security Administration that were to include DHS guidance on the new rule.
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DHS ‘No-Match’ Immigration Rule Rankles Employer Groups

August 30, 2007
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The rule puts a new legal onus on employers to verify immigration status. Companies say that the verification crackdown will disrupt the labor market and snare legal workers.
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